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Thursday, May 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Music: Alicia Villarreal
7:30 PM Italian Film: Questione di Karma
8:00 PM Film: Casablanca
Friday, May 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Raza Visions Fundraiser
7:00 PM Music: Wisin & Yandel
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Music & Dance: Song of Songs
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
8:00 PM Film: Casablanca
Saturday, May 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM National Tap Dance Day Flash Mob
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
10:00 AM Czech That Film Festival
11:00 AM Lebanese Food Festival
3:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
4:30 PM Oddissi Dance Benefit Concert
7:00 PM Performance: Riqueza Latina
8:00 PM Film: Casablanca
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Sunday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM 39th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
1:00 PM The Poets of Islam: A Pen & Paper Love-In
2:00 PM Music: Alexander Gourevitch & Sasha Kolpakov
2:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
2:30 PM Music & Dance: Song of Songs
3:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
7:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Monday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Carnatic Vocal Concert
Tuesday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
Wednesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:30 PM Jewish Arts Festival: In the Room Where It Happens
Thursday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Friday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Symposium: Anthropogeny: The Perspective From Africa
7:00 PM Music: Los Texmaniacs
7:00 PM Music: Internacional Grupo Kawsay
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Saturday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Dragons Exhibit Opening
2:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
2:00 PM Filipino Mabuhay Festival
3:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing
3:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
5:00 PM Water Lantern Festival Escondido
5:00 PM Mexico Gourmet Festival San Diego
6:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing
6:00 PM Mariachi Festival to Benefit Medical Missions
6:00 PM Music: Pt. Kumar Bose
7:00 PM Music: Mariachi Divas
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Sunday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Japanese Summer Festival
1:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
2:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
3:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
5:00 PM Ballet: Don Quixote
6:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:00 PM Music: The Young Dubliners
7:00 PM SD County Fair: La Adictiva Banda San José De Mesillas
7:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities
Monday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tuesday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Jewish Arts Festival: Knockin' On Dylan's Door
Wednesday, Jun 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Jewish Arts Festival: Soulfarm
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< Saturday, June 1, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

San Diego County Fair
From Friday, May 31 to Thursday, July 4, 2019

Stage

Chaps!
Until May 26, 2019

Man of La Mancha
Until May, 26, 2019

Gods of Comedy
Until June 16, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Lung Hsiang Chinese Brush Painting Exhibit & Sale
Until July 8, 2019

Between Two Worlds
Until July 28, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
10:30 AM Dragons Exhibit Opening The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is pleased to announce Dragons, exploring the symbolism of China's Most Revered Creature. In SDCHM's permanent collection, these mythical creatures decorate a variety of artifacts, ranging from flags and tapestries to clothing and jewelry—a true exploration into these symbols of nobility, power, strength, and protection through historical and contemporary Chinese culture.

The opening festivities include a traditional lion dance by the Southern Sea Dragon and Lion Dance Association, plenty of fun educational activities for children, and more!

11:00 - 11:30 AM - Member Exclusive Tour
12:00 PM - Performance by the Southern Sea Dragon & Lion Dance Association

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Extension
328 J Street
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM

If you are a member and would like to attend the Member Exclusive Tour at 11:00 AM on June 1, please RSVP to ashley.moy@sdchm.org
2:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof Story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and traditions that define faith and family. Featuring the Broadway classics "Tradition," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life." Movement and dance from Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on original staging by Jerome Robbins.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $125

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From Tuesday, May 28 to Sunday June 2, 2019
Tuesday, May 28 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 29 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, May 30 - 7:00 PM
Friday, May 31 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.broadwaysd.com
2:00 PM Filipino Mabuhay Festival Mabuhay Festival is celebrating community, honoring the 121st Anniversary of the Philippine Independence Day and celebrating Language and Culture. Theme: Honor the Past, Respect the Present and Plan for the Future. Lots of fun, food, prizes, surprises, and family entertainment featuring Sama Sama Po Tayo and Kaya Natin.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Kimball Park
at 12th Street and D Avenue
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
3:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing Set in 1985, Manila, this coming-of-age story follows 15-year old Christina who convinces her parents not to send her and her younger siblings back to school after being notified by the US Immigration Office that their 10-year old application is about to be processed. But apparently, there was more waiting to be had as their papers inch at a snail's pace through the US immigration process. With nothing to do and all the time in the world, see how these kids creatively kill time during the longest summer vacation of their lives - the same year a revolution is about to erupt as the exasperated Filipinos attempt to oust 20+ year dictator, Ferdinand Marcos. Written by Vandelay Films

Admission/Cost: $12 - $15

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Blvd.,
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 3:00 PM & 6:00 PM
3:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved… tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn. Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life as it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $25 - $55

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, May 15 until Sunday, June 16, 2019
Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Saturday Matinee - 3:00 PM
Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM Water Lantern Festival Escondido Water Lantern Festival was Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY. Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about connections. Magical nights in cities across the U.S. include food, games, activities, vendors, music and the beauty of thousands of lanterns adorned with letters of love, hope and dreams reflect upon the water.

As the sun begins to set on the evening sky, Water Lantern Festival begins to shine with the launch of the lanterns onto the water as we Light The Water together. Watch your unique lantern drift out into the water as it joins other lanterns carrying hope, love, happiness, healing, peace, and connection. It's a night that you'll never forget.

Admission/Cost: Free- $65

Location:
Kit Carson Park
3333 Bear Valley Pkwy.
Escondido, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM Mexico Gourmet Festival San Diego The inaugural Mexico Gourmet Festival will take place on the evening of June 1 at the Embarcadero Marina Park South in the San Diego Bay, from 5 - 9:00 PM This festival is a one-night tribute to the flavors, colors and sounds of Mexican culture and will feature both traditional and modern gourmet takes on beloved dishes.

Guests will have the chance to discover the hidden flavors of Mexican dishes they know and love with unlimited tastings from the most prominent chefs and restaurants from both sides of the California-Mexico border.

Attractions include:
• Chefs from San Diego and five regions of Mexico competing in a culinary competition to make the dish that best represents the delicious flavors of Mexico
• Dishes made by four renowned culinary schools
• Celebrity Chef dishes and appearances, including: Martin San Roman (Fauchon, Hotel Le Meridien Paris, Hotel Grand Intercontinental Paris, Hilton London, Westgate San Diego, Hotel Raffles Singapore, Le Tour de France, Rincón San Roman), Mario Medina (Chateau La Jolla Inn, Paradise Grill, Finch's Bistro, Bernini's Bistro), Daniella de la Puente (La Boheme, Rústico, La Cocina Secreta), Natalie Curie (El Coraloense), Vicente Ortiz (El Pescador, Don Chente Bar & Grill Lounge), Javier Rubio (Mission Bay Yacht Club), and Jorge Carmona
• Wine from the top Baja California vineyards
• Mexican tequila and artisanal mezcal
• All you can drink beer + craft beer
• Live music and performances

Tickets are on sale for Early Bird prices through March 31 at $39.50 for a pair or up to $95 for VIP tickets. VIP tickets include a private lounge area near the stage as well as deluxe drinks and special gourmet dishes made by the Celebrity Chefs.

Admission/Cost: $39.50 - $115

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Pkwy.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing Set in 1985, Manila, this coming-of-age story follows 15-year old Christina who convinces her parents not to send her and her younger siblings back to school after being notified by the US Immigration Office that their 10-year old application is about to be processed. But apparently, there was more waiting to be had as their papers inch at a snail's pace through the US immigration process. With nothing to do and all the time in the world, see how these kids creatively kill time during the longest summer vacation of their lives - the same year a revolution is about to erupt as the exasperated Filipinos attempt to oust 20+ year dictator, Ferdinand Marcos. Written by Vandelay Films

Admission/Cost: $12 - $15

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Blvd.,
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 3:00 PM & 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Mariachi Festival to Benefit Medical Missions The Eighth Annual Mercy Outreach Surgical Team (M.O.S.T.) Mariachi Festival, presented by Scripps Health Foundation, will be held Saturday, June 1, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. This year's event will honor Harry O'Halloran, MD who has volunteered on 33 mission trips.

The event will feature Mexican cuisine, live mariachi music by Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Los Camperos, a live auction and an opportunity to fund a surgery for a child in great need. Proceeds will benefit M.O.S.T., a group of physicians, nurses, technical and administrative team members who volunteer to provide life-changing surgeries to children with limited or no access to health care in Mexico.

The humanitarian organization relies on philanthropy to conduct its week-long and weekend missions in central and southern Mexico. The volunteers perform surgeries to correct cleft lips and palates, crossed eyes and other conditions. More than 14,000 patients' lives have been changed since M.O.S.T. formed in 1987.

Tickets are $150 per person. VIP tables are $2,500 for 10 people and include preferred seating and hosted beer, wine, and margaritas. For more information about the event, tickets, sponsorship or donating auction items, please call (858) 678-7174 or email SpecialEvents@scrippshealth.org

Admission/Cost: $150 - $2500

Location:
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
2241 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Music: Pt. Kumar Bose A tabla extravaganza by Pt.Kumar Bose accompanied by Pankaj Mishra on sarangi.

Admission/Cost: $25 (Free for IFAASD subscribers)

Location:
Seaside Center for Spiritual Living
1613 Lake Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Mariachi Divas Founded in 1999 by trumpet player Cindy Shea, the Two Time Grammy Award Winning Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea is a multicultural, all-female ensemble that continues to push and expand the scope of mariachi music. Since 2003, Mariachi Divas has been the official mariachi of the Disneyland Resort where they entertain audiences of all ages and backgrounds on a year-round basis. In addition to performing regularly at the Disneyland Resort and when they are not busy recording albums, Mariachi Divas and their music can be found in films, music videos, Hallmark greeting cards, and movie soundtracks a well as touring across the United States and Mexico. Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $35

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof Story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and traditions that define faith and family. Featuring the Broadway classics "Tradition," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life." Movement and dance from Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on original staging by Jerome Robbins.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $125

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From Tuesday, May 28 to Sunday June 2, 2019
Tuesday, May 28 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 29 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, May 30 - 7:00 PM
Friday, May 31 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.broadwaysd.com
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities Paper Cities is a 60 minute multi-disciplinary performance narrated through puppetry, animated and original film, soundscapes, music and manipulated objects. It questions the logic by which humans have interpreted the idea of the city. It engages the previous century's history of urban development, transmogrifying commerce and politics into poetry, prosthetics and paper. It explores colonialism and how this has led to the exploitation of natural resources. Questioning the very act of puppetry as a performative medium, Paper Cities explores what stories are being told and asks who is manipulating whom.

Performed with puppets, animated objects, original film, and live soundscapes by Kristopher Apple. Directed by Liam Clancy.

Compulsively watchable and endlessly inventive." Gabe Greene- Director of New Play Development, La Jolla Playhouse

Admission/Cost: $12 - $100

Location:
City Heights Performance Annex
3791 Fairmount Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, May 31 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Ocean Beach Playhouse stages Stephen Sondheim's dark, witty, Tony Award-winning tale of love, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of 19th century London. Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to London seeking vengeance against the lecherous Judge Turpin who framed him and took his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, the resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, above which he opens a new barber practice. Mrs. Lovett's luck sharply shifts when Todd's thirst for revenge inspires a new ingredient for her meat pies that has the people of London lining up . . . and the carnage has only just begun! This chilling masterpiece is sure to thrill and delight audiences.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $46

Location:
Ocean Beach Playhouse
4944 Newport Avenue
San Diego, CA 92107
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, May 24 until Sunday, June 16, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Sundays - 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Additional show Monday, June 3 - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved… tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn. Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life as it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $25 - $55

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, May 15 until Sunday, June 16, 2019
Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Saturday Matinee - 3:00 PM
Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM
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